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Fill your reading list near our apartments in Worcester, MA.

Daylight savings is this weekend, which means warmer weather is in our not-too-distant future. Why not prepare for the change in seasons by putting together your spring/summer reading list? It will help you while away the next few weeks of winter imagining the fun to come, and if you get a head start on your list, you’ll have more to talk about with friends over drinks on sun-drenched patios like the one at 145 Front apartments in Worcester.

Everybody has different tastes in books, so it’s probably too personal a thing to recommend what you read, but how you consume them is a different subject. Do you like the feel of a hardcover in your hands, or is the paperback more your speed? Perhaps you eschew the physical pages all together and opt for digital versions of the latest bestseller or an audio book to free up hands and give your eyes a rest.

However you choose to enjoy your authors, there’s an added bonus about living at 145 Front when it comes to access to the books that make it onto your list. The Worcester Public Library’s Main Library is only a block and a half away.

Literally steps away, you have free access to an entire building of books, periodicals, videos, audiobooks, and so much more. Unless you forget to return your books, you can ingest all of the content you want, and save your money for other springtime activities. The public library is an amazing resource and is a really great place to explore even if you’re not in the reading mood.

Want to get your books with a smoothie on the side? Bedlam Book Café, 138 Green Street Suite 1, is the ticket. Browse books and boost your intellect with their curated selection of used books, focusing on academic presses, literature, arts, humanities, sciences, and esoteric subjects. Plus, if you forgot to make coffee at home, they offer coffee and tea, as well as juices and a healthy selection of tapas to enjoy with your finds.

Are graphic novels, a.k.a. comic books, more your style? No longer thought of as just for kids, comics have earned their deserved respect with an artful blend of illustration and storytelling. And with the trend of popular movies focusing on more and more eclectic and niche characters, if you want to be ahead of the curve pop-culturally, you’ll want to stop by That’s Entertainment Pop Culture Emporium at 244 Park Avenue. From floor to ceiling, this place is filled with artifacts, toys, comics, memorabilia, and just cool stuff. Plus, they hold events every month to stoke the fires of fun.

Sure, you can always hop on the Internet and download or order what you want from Amazon, but where’s the fun in that? Get out into Worcester! And if your place isn’t close enough to these awesome spots, consider looking at 145 Front apartments in downtown Worcester. Schedule a tour and make Worcester yours this spring!